Kris Rajana is an entrepreneur, passionate in building globally distributed teams to develop and maintain innovative products and solutions. His areas of interests include tape, DAS, NAS, SAN, and fast emerging technologies (Cloud, SDN, SDS, and Flash Arrays). Kris has over 20 years of experience in managing engineering teams in areas including space and aviation at BFGoodrich Aerospace and storage at Snap Appliance (currently Overland Storage) Adaptec, Xyratex, and Sullego. Currently, as the CEO of Vedams, Kris takes immense pride in his team and its development that leads to execution excellence. Kris's current passion is application of Big Data concepts to improve reliability and uptime of systems.
Kris is a student and sevak at San Jose Chinmaya Mission. Kris also serves on the board of the Pratham Bay Area Chapter. Kris and Vedams sponsor the Pratham Urban Learning Center in Hyderabad.
Kris earned his doctorate in engineering science from the Pennsylvania State University and keeps abreast with emerging management methodologies through his affiliation with Stanford University.